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OCEAN INDUSTRIES AND THE GLOBAL OCEANS ACTION SUMMIT

by wade on April 6, 2014

(Paris, Fr.; 2 April 2014) The World Ocean Council is working to help ensure ocean business community participation in the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth (The Hague, 22 - 25 April 2014).   Read more.

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USING SHIPPING INDUSTRY DATA TO ADVANCE ARCTIC SCIENCE

by wade on March 31, 2014

(Paris, France; 24 March 2014) The World Ocean Council is advancing the role of industry in gathering Arctic ocean, weather and climate data by:

  • Convening a roundtable on data collection from vessels at the Arctic Shipping Forum (Helsinki, 8-10 April, 2014)
  • Leading discussions on science and industry collaboration on ocean/climate observations at the Arctic Observing Summit (Helsinki, 9-11 April, 2014)
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MTSJ CALL FOR PAPERS: PROGRESS IN POLAR RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION AND METHODOLOGIES

by wade on March 21, 2014

The Marine Technology Society Journal invites submission of original manuscripts for a special issue that reflects the diversity in scientific and engineering topics focusing on polar research activities. We are soliciting papers for a high-caliber technical issue drawn from cutting edge polar research and science, with an emphasis on instrumentation and methodologies. This issue will serve as a forum for the community of polar scientists and engineers to share their experiences working in these extreme environments.   Read more.

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JOT CALLS FOR PAPERS: YOUTH AND OCEANS

by wade on March 19, 2014

The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT) has themed is September 2014 issue around research by new and emerging young scientists involved in the development of innovative ocean technology.   In line with that theme, the production team invites young researchers  either starting their careers or studying at university or college, to submit technical papers for The Journal of Ocean Technology Vol.9, Iss. # 3: Youth and the Oceans.   Read more.

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STUDY EQUATES MARINE PROTECTED AREAS WITH BAND-AIDS ON CRITICALLLY DAMAGED ECOSYSTEM

by wade on March 4, 2014

(St. John's: 27 Feb. 2014)  A paper co-authored by Memorial University’s Dr. Rodolphe Devillers and an international group of researchers argues that established global marine protected areas (MPAs) are too often a case of all show with no substance and do not adequately protect the most vulnerable areas of the world’s oceans. Read more.